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Re: [Chicken-users] Chicken/tk widgets can't handler certain characters

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Chicken/tk widgets can't handler certain characters
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 07:37:19 +0200

On 4/23/05, Matt Gushee <address@hidden> wrote:
> I guess the subject line is pretty self-explanatory. I have discovered
> that, (at least on my system), when you attempt to load text containing
> certain characters into certain types of widgets, it causes errors, up
> to and including segfaults. So far, the bad characters that I know of
> are '[' and '$', and the problem affects text and listbox widgets. I
> would guess it also affects canvas text items, but I haven't tested
> them. It does not appear to affect labels.

 The problem is (I think) that the text is send as Tcl commands to
wish, so using certain magic characters will change the meaning
of the instructions. I'll try to find a way to handle this.


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